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Ambassador Barrett Hosts the Mayors of Luxembourg
December 6, 2023

U.S. Ambassador Hosts Mayors of Luxembourg

On December 5, the U.S. Ambassador to Luxembourg, Tom Barrett, hosted the mayors of Luxembourg municipalities at his residence for an annual end-of-year gathering. The tradition of inviting the mayors of all 103 municipalities to the U.S. Ambassador’s residence dates back to the 1950s.

“We have a duty to collaborate across all levels of government to address some of the most critical issues of our era, such as upholding human rights and combating climate change. By working together, we can forge a future that prioritizes mutual respect and the well-being of our planet. Hosting Luxembourg’s mayors offers a valuable chance to explore further avenues for collaboration,” said Ambassador Barrett.

As is also tradition, an evergreen tree gifted by the Commune of Parc Hosingen decorates the Ambassador’s residence. The tree was given as a sign of appreciation for the sacrifices made by U.S. troops to liberate the Parc Hosingen area during the Battle of the Bulge.